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NAYA Family Center

5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
1-503-288-8177 http://nayapdx.org

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November 2018

WIC Clinic

November 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Pregnant or breast feeding? Have a child under 5? Need food, breastfeeding, or nutritional informational support? Want to access these services in an environment that is culturally relevant and respects and honors you and your family? Come see us every third Thursday for WIC Clinic at NAYA from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Walk ins are welcome. For questions regarding eligibility or to schedule an appointment, call the main WIC line and ask to be seen at the NAYA site.…

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15th Annual NAYA Gala and Auction

November 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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PYEC Presents: A Conversation about Thanks-Taking

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Join us as we discuss how practices of colonization effect our Native American communities to this day.  Hear from scholars about how colonization impacts all areas of our community  members' lives, including health, economics, kinship, politics, and much more. At this gathering we will discuss the definition of colonization and what practices and systems continue today. Hear about efforts being made to create healing and how we can all start creating decolonization in our communities. Everyone is welcome.

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PIP: Choices in Parenting

November 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Positive Indian Parenting is an eight week course focusing on traditional and culturally specific parenting practices and values. We will explore attitudes in a variety of traditional child-rearing ways and apply them to values and challenges of modern parenting skills. Session 8: Choices in Parenting This session is designed to help parents explore the things that Indian parents face today. It addresses the question "What makes it hard to be an Indian parent?" Parents are asked to examine again where…

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Holiday Observed – NAYA Offices Closed

November 22
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Holiday Observed – NAYA Offices Closed

November 23
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Culture Night

November 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Chxi San Playgroup

November 30 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Chxi San is a Chinook Wawa word meaning “New Day”. Positive Indian Parenting, the model and conceptual basis for Chxi San, was created and developed by the National Indian Child Welfare Association. Chxi San is a community oriented playgroup for parents and their children, pre-birth through age five, that creates a nurturing circle of care through culturally focused, child-centered, and developmentally appropriate play in a structured environment. In the following play areas, parents and children learn that: Manipulatives and Village…

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December 2018

Financial Wellness

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Please join us for a day of nonjudgmental learning about money, savings, and financial wellness. This five part class covers topics including how to: Understand financial statements Create a realistic budget to live on Make adjustments in your spending to save money Check your credit and understand credit challenges Calculate interest & charges on car/house/education loans To register, email Cecilia Lente at  cecelial@nayapdx.org.

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Culture Night

December 5 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Homeownership Orientation

December 6 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Homeownership Program invites all members of Portland’s Native American community to our Homeownership Program Orientation. Would you like to know more about our Homeownership Services, including Homebuyer Education, Homeownership Coaching, program resources and referrals? If so, this session is the first step in finding out how we can support you on your path to homeownership. Questions? See contact below.

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Homebuyer Education

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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The Pathways Home: Homebuyer Education class takes you through the steps to reach mortgage-readiness and each step of the home buying process. This interactive class uses current, culturally specific information and exercises from Pathways Home: A Native Homeownership Guide (developed by the National American Indian Housing Council, NeighborWorks America and Oweesta). Pathways Home is a FREE 8-hour class – NAYA provides all materials and lunch. Information is presented by NAYA Family Center Homeownership Program Staff and guest presenters from the…

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Culture Night

December 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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January 2019

Culture Night

January 16, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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February 2019

Culture Night

February 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Culture Night

February 20, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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March 2019

Culture Night

March 6, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Culture Night

March 20, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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April 2019

Culture Night

April 3, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Culture Night

April 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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May 2019

Culture Night

May 1, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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Culture Night

May 15, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NAYA Family Center, 5135 NE Columbia BLVD
Portland, OR 97218 United States
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Stop in to Culture Night for fun activities and discussions! Culture Night is a time for families and community members to come together and share a meal, to learn traditions, crafts, and to practice intertribal powwow drumming and dancing. Culture Nights feature guest speakers, arts instructors and volunteers who guide community members to explore the many traditions of our diverse cultures. Families will have the opportunity to learn together and connect with other community members. This is also a great…

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